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2,224 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.

 

Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Amarnath terror attack: J&K cops detain PDP MLA's driver for questioning

Earlier in the week, as many as seven people were killed and fifteen others injured after a group of terrorists opened fire on a bus carrying 17 pilgrims from Baltal to Mir Bazar around 8.20 pm on Monday night.

Working to improve security situation, overcome security lapses in Jammu and Kashmir: Government

Addressing the media, Jitendra Singh congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for the kind of resilience they have shown in the last 25 years.

 

Emergency meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet underway

"The Cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister has started to discuss the situation after last night's attack in Anantnag," an official said.

 

2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

2,513 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

As many as 90,045 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir hills till last evening.

Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

Amarnath yatra resumes from Pahalgam and Baltal routes

The annual pilgrimage to the 3880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath resumed on Friday from Pahalgam and Baltal routes after weather improved.

Over 500 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath

More than 500 pilgrims on Thursday paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath while the second batch of 2,481 pilgrims left from Jammu for the twin base- camps of the yatra, amid tight security.

Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

With only six days left for the conclusion of this year's Amarnath Yatra, a fresh batch of 121 pilgrims today left for the twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Over 71,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in 5 days

The 48-day long Amarnath Yatra will conclude on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

40,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in three days: Officials

The Cave Shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that wanes and waxes with the phases of the moon.